Archive: September 2021


Showcasing the A-Z of car interiors in Stuttgart

Exhibitors at Automotive Interiors Expo Europe, which will be held from 9–11 November at Messe Stuttgart, Germany, represent the A-Z of car interiors, with products...

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Russian start-up ArcticTex, part of the Rusnano Group, has been working in co-operation with Russian sportswear manufacturer Sportego on the design of new apparel with...

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Major armed forces order for Lithuanian knitwear manufacturer

Utenos Trikotažas, part of the SBA group, and the Defence Materiel Agency under Lithuania’s Ministry of National Defence have signed a contract with a maximum...

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New designer clothing brand launched in Armenia

Hermine Stepanyan, a well-known Armenian actress, TV host and blogger, and designer Gayane Soghomonyan have combined to create a new Armenian brand called Unlike Fashion...

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Indonesia's Modest Fashion Project reaches final stage

Indonesia’s Ministry of Industry continues to be committed to developing the national Muslim fashion industry by organising the Modest Fashion Project (MOFP) 2021, a Muslim...

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Covid surge in ASEAN region disrupts global supply chains

The massive production disruptions in the ASEAN region brought about by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic could lead to greater diversification and a major reshaping of global...

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Slovenian yarn producer up for sale

Beti, a Slovenian manufacturer of dyed polyester and polyamide yarns, is reportedly being put up for sale by the Bank Assets Management Company.

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Wildberries expands to Baltic markets

Wildberries, one of Russia’s mass market fashion leaders, has expanded to the three Baltic states – Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.

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Five suppliers rebranded as Teijin Automotive Technologies

Five organisations – Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), Inapal Plásticos, Benet Automotive, CSP Victall and Teijin Automotive Center Europe – have come together under a single...

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Dark results for Bulgarian producers in 2020; a little optimism for 2021

For Bulgarian clothing producers, the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic led to huge quantities of stock, deferred sales of last year’s collections, delayed payments and bankruptcies in...

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Cartilage resurfacing implant restores hip-joint function

A dissolving implant containing cartilage derived from stem cells has been shown to reduce pain and restore hip-joint function to baseline levels in a study...

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3D BioFibR raises new capital to scale up manufacturing

Biomaterial manufacturing company 3D BioFibR has announced it has raised more than US$700,000 in an oversubscribed follow-on round.

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Toolkit for health and motion-sensing devices

Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Artificial Intelligence have created a toolkit for...

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Vietnam's textile and clothing sector continues to struggle during pandemic

Vietnamese textile, clothing and footwear producers continue to face difficulties owing to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and are unable to recover production and business in...

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Strong growth anticipated for digital textile printing

The demand for digitally printed textiles is rebounding strongly in 2021 and is set for accelerated growth over the next five years, according to The...

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Absorption and inactivation with polyamide and zinc

A polyamide fabric embedded with zinc ions has successfully inactivated 99% of the viruses that cause Covid-19 and the common flu (influenza) in research involving...

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